driving lessons and getting a licence in addis

#1 21 March 2012 21:08:27

pirim
pirim
Addis Ababa

driving lessons and getting a licence in addis

Hi everyone!

Could you please help me with information about obtaining a driver's licence in Addis i.e the process and how long it might take....
Also please recommend any good driving schools/ instructors in Addis and the price.

Thank you!!

#2 26 March 2012 11:50:40

Ethiopiawi

Re: driving lessons and getting a licence in addis

Hi there,

I have no detailed information about how to obtain in Addis but I know how to obtain in Awassa. The general procedure will be the same but there could be some small differences in different cities. In addition, I am an Ethiopian so I am not sure how it applies to foreign nationals especially there is a written exam which is in amharic. Not sure if they provide exams in English. Here is the general procedure that I know:
1) register to local driving school. this will run up to about 2 weeks.
2) take theoretical exam.
3) Field training for 25 days.
4) take field exam.

After passing 2 and 4 you can obtain the license in less than a week. I am presuming you are asking for automobile license...for other types of licenses the training and the exam is different. 

Hope some one will post with more detail about Addis.

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